The Typhoon Kammuri has reached the Philippines. The cyclone struck late on Monday night, in Sorsogon on the country, the southernmost province of the island of Luzon, as the weather is not told in the service of the government.
according to this, the Typhoon wind speeds of up to 175 kilometers per hour had gusts reached up to 240 kilometres an hour.
The Typhoon is expected to also reach the South of the capital, Manila, in the currently thousands of athletes to stop because of the Southeast Asian games. The international airport of Manila had been set for security reasons already in operation. The airport are likely to remain until Tuesday evening closed, said Ed Monreal of the airport authority.
tens of thousands of people evacuated
In the southern Region of Bicol had left, according to the authorities already almost 70'000 people of their houses. Some residents remained in their homes. "The Wind is howling. Roofs are torn off and I saw a roof flying away," said Gladys Castillo Vidal, the AFP news Agency. Your house is made of concrete and will weather the storm, "hopefully, booth," she said.
The Philippines will be taken annually an average of 20 typhoons and Storms. In the process, hundreds of people come each year. The heaviest Typhoon Haiyan occurred in 2013. Nearly 7400 people were killed or considered missing. (chk/sda)
Created: 03.12.2019, 04:35 PM